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Donna Gail Wilson Underhill, 80
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Mrs. Donna Gail Wilson Underhill, 80, of McMinnville (Centertown community) passed away Thursday, March 4, at home with family by her side. 

She was born March 17, 1940 in McMinnville, was a retired florist, was a member of Unity Church of Christ, and enjoyed growing and tending to her flowers before she became ill. Mrs. Underhill was preceded in death by her parents, Flavil H. Wilson and Ruby Scott Wilson, husband J.W. Underhill, son Steven Scott Underhill, brother Jerry Hall Wilson, stepsister Annette Foster, and stepbrothers Gary Bottoms and Donnie Bottoms.

Donna is survived by her daughters Myrna Lesa (Michael) Hillis and Misty Lynn (Brent) Warren, grandchildren Monica (Greg) Barton, Marisa (Tyler) Judkins, Dr. Spencer (Annie) Warren, and Parker-Alan Warren, great-grandson Carter Lee Barton, sister and brother-in-law Myrna and Marvin Byars, nephew Randy (Sonya) Byars, and stepsister Sherry (David) Patterson. Various other nephews, nieces, cousins, dear friends, and special caregivers also survive.

Graveside services and interment was conducted at 12 p.m. noon on Saturday, March 6, 2021, at Bethany Cemetery. Bro. Charlie Wilson officiated. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels or to F.C. Boyd Christian School. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 7, 2021